aragonite definition

  • noun:
    • An orthorhombic mineral form of crystalline calcium carbonate, dimorphous with calcite.
    • A saline evaporite comprising anhydrous calcium carbonate with all the chemical formula CaCO3; it's dimorphous with calcite.
    • A mineral identical in composition with calcite or carbonate of lime, but differing from this in its crystalline kind many of the real characters.
    • Calcium carbonate crystallizing when you look at the orthorhombic system.
    • a mineral type of crystalline calcium carbonate; dimorphic with calcite

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